Alexander’s relationship with the Greeks was never an easy one, and it evolved during his reign.
Discuss:

· the League of Corinth and the importance of the league in determining the nature of the relationship between Macedonia and the Greek world.
· other important factors and/or events that had an impact on Alexander’s relationship with the Greeks, both before and during the invasion of the Persian Empire.
How successful was Alexander in unifying the Greek States?

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Alexander was one of the most successful military commanders in history, with a reputation for brilliance on the field of battle.
With reference to Alexander’s military achievements, discuss in detail:

  • Movements before the battle of Issus in 333BC.
  • Actions during the battle.
  • The consequences of the battle of Issus for Alexander.
  • The consequences of the battle of Issus for Darius.
To what extent was Alexander’s military success due to his expertise in strategy and tactics? What other factors might have contributed to his victory at Issus?

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During the campaign in the north-east of the Persian Empire, two plots against Alexander’s life were exposed: the ‘conspiracy’ of Philotas in 330 BC and the conspiracy of the royal pages in 327 BC.
Discuss:
• the background of each of these conspiracies, including the possible motives of the conspirators
• the actions taken by Alexander upon the discovery of these two plots.
What were the short-term and long-term effects of each of these conspiracies?


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